Howard Young

There are some really good solutions besides that tennis ball to assist you in parking your car in the same spot

Howard Young has a diverse background with more than 25 years experience in Software and System Engineering. Considered an expert in Inertial Navigation Systems, GPS and Fibre Channel technology, Mr. Young worked for both large and small corporations, including two startups. At the smaller corporations, the applicant often traded in his "Engineering hat" in for Copywriter, Proposal and Marketing Manager. He is a firm believer in process improvement, optimization and artifact automation.

For the past ten years, Mr. Young was primarily engaged at Troika Networks -- later acquired by QLogic Corporation and then by LSI Corporation -- to develop Storage Area Network virtualization and storage service applications. He has authored and co-authored many storage virtualization patent applications, and issued numerous patent disclosures. Mr. Young plans and develops R&D projects which integrate advance technology and product enhancements into future product releases. He currently is developing system specifications which support corporate goals well into 2015.

Concurrently in 2002, Mr. Young founded ClknGo ("Click and Go") Software Corporation to bridge the gap between low-bandwidth handheld devices and high-speed networks. He wrote several SBIR proposals offering solutions to the DoD to resolve bandwidth and network accessibility issues and currently serves as President and is on the Board of Directors for this Corporation.

In 2005, Mr. Young took on a full-time consulting position to ITT Industries to spearhead the completion of the SINCARS Embedded GPS Receiver SAASM software development. He was instrumental in optimizing GPS acquisition algorithms by 10x to meet a stringent time to first fix requirement in under 30 seconds. During this time he also served as consultant to top management for new product direction including ground-breaking work on GPS III.

In the early part of his career, he developed Inertial Navigation Software at Litton Guidance & Control Systems for nearly 15 years. Mr. Young was the Software Architect for the LN-100 product-line developing long-term strategic goals for software reuse and cost reduction. He was responsible for mentoring and managing engineers for both small and large scale applications

Articles

Oak tree in Rancho Conjeo (Photo: ClknGo/Howard Young)

The Mighty Oaks

Searching for the largest Oak Tree in our neighborhood, we happened to find a small tree no more that a few decades old. The city ordinance prevents chopping down oak treed, so the builder had to plan around the tree or move it and plant it

Where to Find Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

Crochet blanket patterns are becoming a popular item in today's day and time. Not only can blankets provide such a comforting warmth, but also a nice decoration with the right pattern. Also, instead of increasing the heater in a house to the correct
Acura MDX wheel upon a MAXSA car stop mat (Photo: ClknGo/Howard Young)

Car Stops Make a Great Addition to Your Garage

One thing that I really hate, besides "curbing" my car on a parking block, is that I tend to pull up too close inside the garage leaving little room to walk in front of the car or even worse smacking a storage box that was carefully tucked inside that

Products

The powerful DATA VAC Electric Duster replaces canned air for a greener solution to cleaning electronic parts. (ClknGo Photo/Buy.com)

Metro Vacuum ED500 DataVac 500-Watt, 0.75-HP Electric Duster

I've always used canned air to blow and dirt out of my computer, but now with the powerful electronic duster made by DataVac, this is now a thing of the past. Besides being economical, the ED500 doesn't spew out fumes that may be harmful or
The green Kazam Balance bike features inflatable tires with a unique foot rest used by children when coasting. (ClknGo Photo/ Buy.com

KaZAM Balance Bike

KaZAM is one of the better toddler bikes one the market that gives parents and children a sense of security while learning to walk/run/ride their bike for the first time. The durable steel frame includes a foot rest where tikes will lift up

Topics

Hundreds of Wee Forest Mice in the Final Touch display case at the Oaks Mall, Thousand Oaks, CA. (ClknGo Photo/Howard)

Wee Forest Folk

Something amazing happened back in 1972 where a little idea about mice from Annette Peterson turned into collection miniature figurines called the Wee Forest Folk. Fortunately, my wife Annie didn't discover them for about 30 years otherwise we
The size of balance bikes is quite small when compared to stuffed animals. (ClknGo Photo/Flickr, Keiichirou Shikano)

Balance Bikes

Balance bikes, also known as runner bikes, are one of the more efficient ways to teach your toddler how to ride a bike. This is because it is specially made for a toddler to comfortably sit and maneuver around on the bike with no help from an adult.
Tough and durable, yet light construction and a sleek design the Razor helmet helps protect toddlers against head injuries. (ClknGo Photo/Buy.com)

Toddler Helmets

Makers of the Razor Scooter know that children will take a tumble from time to time which is why they offer knee and elbow pads to go along with their helmets. But regardless of riding a scooter, balance bike or even a tricycle, know that a well
The Gardex Leaf Scoop picks up 3x the volume saving lots of cleanup time. (ClknGo Photo/Amazon)

Leaf Scoops

The wind was blowing this week and even after our gardener cleaned up all the leaves, we had a big pile blown into our yard by the next day. The bad thing about this was the fact that they all came from our neighbor's house on the other side
The Bridjit curb ramp comes in three 4 foot sections forming a smooth transition into your driveway. (Photo ClknGo/Howard)

Curb Ramps

There is nothing worse than "curbing your car" pulling into a parking spot hitting that curb stop blocking your car from going into another spot or building. Some of the older blocks are simply too high for the modern aerodynamic cars which even the
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